Be Inspired: Measuring Africa with Theodolite and Tellurometer

B Monday 24 September 2.30pm - 4.00pm Be Inspired afternoon talk

Alastair Macdonald talks about his time with the Directorate of Overseas Surveys when during the 1950s and 60s many Commonwealth countries were mapped at 1:50000. He describes some of the techniques and experiences involved in the pre-GPS age.
 

Hunting for the Southern Train

Annie goes on a hunt for a Southern Train to get her to work on time.

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Screening of ‘South’ with a musical performance by John Sweeney

A special free screening of the British Film Institute’s restored version of South, Frank Hurley’s silent film record of the Endurance expedition, with a piano performance by John Sweeney, a specialist in accompanying silent films.

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TEST Christmas quiz 2018

B Tuesday 4 December at 7.30pm
(Kensington Gore doors open at 7.00pm)
Christmas quiz
Come one and all to test your general and geographical knowledge at a festive quiz organised by the Younger Members’ Committee. Prizes for the best dressed in festive attire! Maximum of five per team; all over 18s welcome.
£16, RGS-IBG members £13, includes a cold buffet. T 020 7591 3100 W www.rgs.org/christmasquiz

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At a moment when global cooperation is under threat, this exhibition examines the history of internationalism, with particular reference to RGS-IBG’s international role.

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An evening for new members, including welcome from the Society’s new Director, Professor Joe Smith.

Monday night supper - 1 Feb 19

Stay for supper at the Society after Monday night lectures designated S, and meet other members and their guests. Supper is served at 8.00pm, finishes by 10.00pm, and is £30 per person (two courses, two glasses of wine and coffee).

Please book online, by telephone or booking form by noon the preceding Friday and advise of any dietary requirements. Payment will be taken at the time of booking. Suppers are non-refundable; however they are exchangeable before 11.00am on the preceding Thursday to another supper this term.

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An evening for new members, including welcome from the Society’s new Director, Professor Joe Smith.

TEST 3 Planet Earth II revealed again

Key members of the BBC team behind the landmark series take us behind the scenes of Planet Earth II.

Monday night supper - 10 Feb 19

Stay for supper at the Society after Monday night lectures designated S, and meet other members and their guests. Supper is served at 8.00pm, finishes by 10.00pm, and is £30 per person (two courses, two glasses of wine and coffee).

Please book online, by telephone or booking form by noon the preceding Friday and advise of any dietary requirements. Payment will be taken at the time of booking. Suppers are non-refundable; however they are exchangeable before 11.00am on the preceding Thursday to another supper this term.

Discovering People: Simon Armitage

Discover how geography has fuelled Simon’s interest in the poetry of place, as he takes us on a journey through the landscapes that have inspired his work.

Simon Armitage will be in conversation with BBC journalist and presenter Martine Croxall.

Monday night supper 25 March 2019

Stay for supper at the Society after Professor Klaus Dodds' lecture, and meet other members and their guests. Supper is served at 8.00pm, finishes by 10.00pm, and is £30 per person (two courses, two glasses of wine and coffee).

Please book online, by telephone or booking form by noon the preceding Friday and advise of any dietary requirements. Payment will be taken at the time of booking. Suppers are non-refundable.

Brexit! The urban and regional implications workshop

Brexit! The urban and regional implications workshop

Monday night supper - 10 Feb 19

Monday night supper - 10 Feb 19

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RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2019

Annual Conference is going to be huge!

One Man and a Mule - Hugh Thomson

Hugh Thomson takes his mule Jethro along the coast-to-coast route from the Lake District to the Yorkshire Moors for what he calls ‘a South American adventure in England.’ 

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B Saturday 8 December at 2.30pm
(doors open at 1.45pm)
Children’s lecture
Join us for the Society’s annual Children’s lecture. Geography Ambassadors will provide fun activities on and around our giant mapafter the lecture and tea, coffee and squash will be served.
RGS-IBG members free (up to five tickets each). T 020 7591 3100 E events@rgs.org W www.rgs.org/childrenslecture

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Christmas Day lecture 2020

Join us for the annual christmas day lecture!